01 October 2020 by Kayode Oyedare
As Nigeria marks her 60th independence anniversary, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has congratulated the country, all Nigerians and prayed for continuous prosperity, enjoining everyone to observe the holiday with sober reflections.
The Corps Marshal stated this in his independence anniversary message in which he lauded the founding fathers of the nation for their vision, patriotism and commitment to building a virile, peaceful and prosperous nation that could serve the socio -economic and security needs of all citizens.
Oyeyemi particularly congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, the President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces for successfully piloting the affairs of the nation to her 60th independence anniversary and assured all Nigerians that FRSC will remain committed to improved service delivery in matters of road safety management
and traffic administration in the country.
Dr Oyeyemi enjoined all Nigerians to always exhibit the spirit of patriotism and remain sensitive to the national demands for peace, security and development as being put in place by the Federal Government to address the challenges of nation building.
He reiterated the determination of the FRSC to supporting the Federal Government and all relevant stakeholders to achieve the much desired success in nation building especially in the areas of constructing more durable roads, railway lines and other mode of transportation necessary for achieving the social and economic targets of the administration.
According to him, as part of the proactive measures being put in place by the FRSC towards ensuring peaceful and safe independence celebration, adequate numbers of personnel and logistics have been mobilised for a special patrol aimed at effectively managing human and vehicular traffic during the period.
He however, appealed to all Nigerians to support the campaign by promptly reporting cases of emergency either to the FRSC toll-free line: 122 .
Dr Oyeyemi wishes Nigeria greater prosperity and peaceful celebration for all Nigerians.